You never heard of frog lemonade? Probably not -- it's a Southern drink that is perfectly delicious, invented back in New Orleans, Louisiana around 1894.
'I just bought the only vacation you can keep -- a Coleco pool. Would you believe it cost me less than taking the family away for two weeks?"'
A Victorian garden party may extend from afternoon into evening, or it may be entirely an evening affair, in which case the lawn and shrubberies are lighted by Japanese lanterns cleverly put about the place.
Hot weather in NYC means cooling off in a fountain, taking the kids to park to cool down, and more adventures in the era before air conditioning.
Ideas for hot dog cornsticks, Pronto dogs, Frank-roll slices, hotdog boats, hot dog-bacon roll-ups, Herbed franks and rolls, Franks in blankets, Snappy frank-cheese rolls, Sauerkraut hot dogs, Frank-cheese burgers
It's surprising what you can do with watermelon -- cook it, chill it, pickle it -- for a side dish, salad, dessert, drink, relish or topping. Here are some great watermelon recipes for you to try!
Midsummer night's dream: A party menu plan for Juliets in search of Romeos This strategy works like charm. Invite lots of boys and wear your ruffly-est ruffles. Great food. Great fun. And no more lonely Saturday nights.
Here's a recipe for a pink raspberry-angel food dessert, otherwise known as the "All's-Well-That-Ends-Well Dessert" from a magazine recipe menu that called 'Midsummer night’s dream: A party plan for Juliets in search of Romeos.'
For the boat, the beach, around the pool, or just a quiet drink on the porch, you're invited you to try these summer rum drinks! Salud!
For pool-side glamour, '50s swimsuits of elasticized nylon lace are bidding for favor with others of bonbon metallic shimmering satin.
Five flavors of whipped gelatin form this colorful, spectacular dessert: a rainbow cake.
Tall, fruity coolers, with or without spirits, are much more refreshing than the usual carbonated soft drinks or heady cocktails. Try drink recipes like this red rum cooler, iced tea Hawaiian, Hawaiian rainbow or sunshine floats.
Make these ornaments in minutes for dazzling centerpieces or decorations. It's so easy! You simply use straight pins to attach sequins and beads to Styrofoam forms.
Toast your friends with these easy recipes for famous drinks made with all the popular basic liquors: Bourbon, Scotch, gin, vodka, rum, Southern Comfort.
These flouncy playsuits and bathing suits pose a considerable amount of skin, but are demurely decorated with pinafore necklines, little girl skirts, ruffles and bustles and bows.
Here are 37 different classic punch recipes to try -- none with alcohol as an ingredient. The fruit juices and different varieties of carbonated waters and ginger ales will satisfy the palate, and cool you off in a most refreshing manner.
Ice cream salad recipes: Tomato ice cream, cucumber ice cream & avocado ice cream The tomato ice cream on the rocks makes a frosty start for a h... Click to read more...
Don't yawn your way through another summer sandwich. Get with these exciting new spreads you make yourself. Dipwiches: Sandwich spreads you make with dips!
The Majestic is an attractive house at all times of the year, but it is additionally so in the summer, because of its beautiful roof garden.
Lipton summer salad topping recipe & Lipton Chili Con Carne recipe No other soup -- canned or mix -- gives your recipes this special flavor ... Click to read more...
These new 22-foot Doughboy pools are a full 42 inches deep -- BIG enough for the biggest adult; gives youngsters plenty of room to practice their swimming where you can keep an eye on them.
Traveling requisites for the summer vacationist The trunk and traveling-bag maker is a wide awake man. He's got to be so long as folks travel ... Click to read more...
Summer parties and entertaining duties never cease -- there are always garden fetes, weekends, luncheons and bridge suppers to be planned and executed.
You can think of these Victorian chocolate and coffee frappe recipes as precursors to Starbucks' Frappuccino. You can even combine a couple and make an icy mocha frap of your own, courtesy of these recipes from the 19th century!
Do's and don'ts to keep your family fed and the house cool during the heat of summer.
Hail the red, white and blueberry. A simple summer dessert that's frozen fantastic. Hurray for the magic of Eagle Brand! It's the secret to this f... Click to read more...